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A new study by WalletHub ranks all 50 states across 17 key indicators of gender equality. Virginia sits in the bottom-half of U.S. states, ranked 31st, with an overall ranking of 54.61 on metrics such as workplace environment, education and health, and political empowerment.

Topping the list is New Mexico with a score of 70.03, and in 50th place is Utah, wich a score of 31.22. Virginia is below the median for all ranking factors.

Virginia's neighboring states are all ranked higher according to this study. West Virginia sits at 6th place, Maryland at 19th, Kentucky at 21st, and North Carolina at 25th.

Check out the interactive map below to see where all of the states rank.

Source: WalletHub